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Title: Model for the ready definition and approximate comparison of alternative high voltage transmission systems. Phases II and III. Application to electric systems within the contiguous United States. [800 and 1200 kV; 400, 600, and 800 kV dc]

Abstract

Research on power delivery alternatives is reported. The first phase of this work was to develop a model of overhead transmission systems in the range of 362 to 1200 kV ac, and +-400 to +-800 kV dc. Such systems included transmission from generation to load and inter-connection of two large integrated systems, with and without the existence of an underlying lower voltage network in either case. This phase has been completed. The second and third phases involved application of the model to electric systems within selected regions of the US, and the entire US, respectively, dealing with real situations and including projected expansion to year 1987. The potential benefits and costs of using higher than existing transmission voltages were to be evaluated on this basis. Additionally, the most advantageous new voltage was to be determined taking into account direct and indirect benefits and costs. The results of the second and third phases are presented.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Commonwealth Associates, Inc., Jackson, MI (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6806362
Report Number(s):
DOE/ET/29305-T2
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-78ET29305
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; EHV AC SYSTEMS; COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; LIFE-CYCLE COST; EHV DC SYSTEMS; INTERCONNECTED POWER SYSTEMS; UHV AC SYSTEMS; USA; POWER SYSTEMS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; FORECASTING; OPTIMIZATION; POWER DEMAND; POWER GENERATION; THEORETICAL DATA; AC SYSTEMS; COST; DATA; DC SYSTEMS; INFORMATION; NORTH AMERICA; NUMERICAL DATA; SIMULATION; 296000* - Energy Planning & Policy- Electric Power; 200301 - Power Transmission & Distribution- AC Systems, EHV & UHV- (-1989); 200302 - Power Transmission & Distribution- DC Systems- (1989-)

Citation Formats

. Model for the ready definition and approximate comparison of alternative high voltage transmission systems. Phases II and III. Application to electric systems within the contiguous United States. [800 and 1200 kV; 400, 600, and 800 kV dc]. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/6806362.
. Model for the ready definition and approximate comparison of alternative high voltage transmission systems. Phases II and III. Application to electric systems within the contiguous United States. [800 and 1200 kV; 400, 600, and 800 kV dc]. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6806362
. Wed . "Model for the ready definition and approximate comparison of alternative high voltage transmission systems. Phases II and III. Application to electric systems within the contiguous United States. [800 and 1200 kV; 400, 600, and 800 kV dc]". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6806362. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6806362.
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abstractNote = {Research on power delivery alternatives is reported. The first phase of this work was to develop a model of overhead transmission systems in the range of 362 to 1200 kV ac, and +-400 to +-800 kV dc. Such systems included transmission from generation to load and inter-connection of two large integrated systems, with and without the existence of an underlying lower voltage network in either case. This phase has been completed. The second and third phases involved application of the model to electric systems within selected regions of the US, and the entire US, respectively, dealing with real situations and including projected expansion to year 1987. The potential benefits and costs of using higher than existing transmission voltages were to be evaluated on this basis. Additionally, the most advantageous new voltage was to be determined taking into account direct and indirect benefits and costs. The results of the second and third phases are presented.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {8}
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